The Indo Project at the Love 4 Lombok 7.0 Fundraising Event

By Jamie Stern, Director of Research On September 22nd, 2018, SoCal Indo held a beautiful benefit party in an effort to raise funds for the victims of the Lombok Earthquake. A series of devastating earthquakes occurring between late… Read More

Become a TIP Youth Ambassador!

It’s back to school time! We at The Indo Project (TIP) wish all our Indo kids a wonderful school year. To help bring Indo studies into the classroom, we’ve developed a presentation that can be used by students,… Read More

Annual Commemoration August 15, 1945 in LA focussed on younger generations

Most people commemorate the end of the Second World War in the Netherlands on May 4th and 5th May, but in fact the war only came to an end on 15 August. Then the Japanese domination of the… Read More

Newsletter SUMMER 2018 edition available now.

Click on the links below. TIP SUMMER NEWSLETTER 2018 TIP SPRING NEWSLETTER 2018 TIP WINTER NEWSLETTER 2017 TIP SUMMER NEWSLETTER 2017 TIP SPRING NEWSLETTER 2017 TIP WINTER NEWSLETTER 2017 TIP FALL NEWSLETTER 2016 TIP SUMMER NEWSLETTER 2016 TIP SPRING… Read More

TIP celebrating Indo Dutch Heritage at Holland Festival 2018

For the 29th time families and friends gathered at the annual Holland Festival in Long Beach. Up to 4 generations with roots in the Netherlands and the former Dutch East Indies celebrated their heritage while enjoying typical foods,… Read More

Why do we stand for our right to claim unpaid wages?

I am standing here on behalf of my uncle Loet Hoogvelt and my aunt Loes Flohr- who, at 90 years of age, is not avoiding the courts to contest the Backpay settlement- I am standing here on behalf… Read More

EXCLUSION OF DUTCH INDOS OUTSIDE OF THE NETHERLANDS

The following article first published in August 2017 details the funding of a “Dutch Indo Meeting Place” in The Hague, the Netherlands.  Funds were also set aside for the annual Herdenkingsdag Commemoration on August 15 and a virtual… Read More

Engineering in the Dutch East Indies: the lens matters!

Dear Reader: We often hear about architecture and public works in the former Dutch East Indies that are not in existence anymore.  This article points out the public works built during the colonial era of Indonesia which are… Read More

No Backpay for Descendants of KNIL Soldiers and Civil Servants from the Dutch East Indies

Relatives of former KNIL soldiers and civil servants from the Dutch East Indies will not receive any overdue salaries from their parents, once deceased. The Central Board of Appeal confirmed an earlier court ruling. . During the v (1942-1945),… Read More

Josina Hillsland joins TIP

Please meet and welcome Josina Hillsland, our new TIP Liaison in the Netherlands who will keep us updated (among other things) about the Indische Kwestie and other matters related to the Indo community in the Netherlands: My name… Read More